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How to order food in Cologne

Bread and Cheese

Asking for the traditional “Halve Hahn” in Cologne for sure will cause some confusion for tourists, and even Germans alike. After seeing this on a menu, and looking it up in your dictionary, or more likely your translation app,  you’ll be excited to order “half a chicken”, and soon start the feast. If you are…

Farina, time to smell nice!

a large brick building

Although the city of Cologne is known for its Gothic Cathedral, its perfumery tradition is well known (the German brand 4711 being the most famous of this type) and if you want to delve into its interesting history you can visit the Perfume Museum in the Casa Farina ( Duftmuseum im Farina-Haus in German). This site is located…

Kiosk and Cologne

Kiosk

If there’s something in Cologne that you do not need to worry about finding, it is Kiosks, conveniently located throughout the entire city. Look over your shoulder, at every street corner, and you will find a Kiosk.   They are open conveniently late and are life savers during the summer days. “Netflix and chill” becomes…

Chocolate Museum Cologne

Chocolate

  The city of Cologne (Köln), Germany is known worldwide for its impressive medieval Cathedral, but don’t be fooled. This city has a much more to share! Germany is undoubtedly known worldwide for its exquisite Beer, but even more of its tourists return home with suitcases filled with famous German chocolate! You can get a…

Gay capital of Germany?

a group of people walking down the street

The city of Cologne (Köln), Germany is known worldwide for its impressive medieval Cathedral, but don’t be fooled. This city has a much more to share! Are you aware that Cologne is also known as “The Gay capital of Germany”? It offers a variety of Bars, Restaurants, clubs and other LGBTQ friendly shops all around…

Next time in Köln (Cologne)

cologne

Now that Spring is around the corner, outdoor activities become the new norm, especially in Köln (Cologne). Once you have finished visiting the obvious touristic spots, such as the Cologne Cathedral, you can relax and take in the sun next to the River Rhine. For you jocks out there, you can also play some sports,…